A game for 2 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.
In this game, you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the numbers on the dice. Which will you do so that you get to the end of the number line first?
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
This challenge is a game for two players. Choose two numbers from the grid and multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line. Can you get four in a row before your partner?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
A game for 2 or more players with a pack of cards. Practise your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit the target score.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
A variant on the game Alquerque
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
A number card game for 2-6 players.
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
Have a go at this game which involves throwing two dice and adding their totals. Where should you place your counters to be more likely to win?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
In this game for two players, the idea is to take it in turns to choose 1, 3, 5 or 7. The winner is the first to make the total 37.
You'll need two dice to play this game against a partner. Will Incey Wincey make it to the top of the drain pipe or the bottom of the drain pipe first?
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
A game for 2 or more people. Starting with 100, subratct a number from 1 to 9 from the total. You score for making an odd number, a number ending in 0 or a multiple of 6.
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
This is an adding game for two players.
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
The computer starts with all the lights off, but then clicks 3, 4 or 5 times at random, leaving some lights on. Can you switch them off again?
Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?
Match the halves.
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A train building game for 2 players.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
The game uses a 3x3 square board. 2 players take turns to play, either placing a red on an empty square, or changing a red to orange, or orange to green. The player who forms 3 of 1 colour in a line. . . .
A game for 1 person to develop stategy and shape and space awareness. 12 counters are placed on a board. Counters are removed one at a time. The aim is to be left with only 1 counter.
An interactive game to be played on your own or with friends. Imagine you are having a party. Each person takes it in turns to stand behind the chair where they will get the most chocolate.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
A game that tests your understanding of remainders.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.